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IN THE NEXT EDITION:

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WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE

 

Electric cars Nissan charger
Electric car sales pace, far from growing, is slowing
August electric car registrations in Western Europe, compared with the previous month, have slipped for 2nd month running
  > July shows deceptive surge in Europe’s electric car sales, but from a very low base

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FRANCE

French car sales historyFrench August car sales shrink to lowest level in decades
August new car sales mark lowest level for this particular month since AID records began
  > Less pain in Spain 


IN THE CURRENT EDITION:


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STOCK MARKET VIEW

BMW export USA China shipping portChina allows parallel imports - bodes ill for premium car prices
Rush to catch slow boat to China? - No more exclusive dealers
  > No immediate end in sight to China’s prestige bonanza


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RUSSIA

Lada and Ford badgeSlip, sliding away - Domestic Lada
Bruised and battered look to both Lada’s and Ford’s Russia business
  > World Cup fails to put kick into Brazil’s car showroom spending


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NEW PRODUCT

AdBlue fuel pump AdBlue blows fresh life into diesels
Opel-Vauxhall details its squeaky-clean 2-litre SCR diesel engine

 
> Diesel piston technology for latest diesel engines moves full circle


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GERMANY

Audi A3 E-Tron App iPhonePlug-in hybrids - Brief blip on German radar screens?
Flurry of home-born PHEVs tipped to raise market temperature
  > Europe’s car buying public still says no to electric cars


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SOUTH KOREA

Korea heavy trafficS-Korea provides Premium-Sector with BRIC market safety net
Importers win record market share in Korean market - June import share reached 15 per cent
  > No immediate end in sight to China’s prestige bonanza


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EDITORIAL  FULL ARTICLE 

A friend in need - Renault-Bolloré
"The music hasn’t exactly stopped. But instead of dancing the night away to fast tangos, it’s a slow waltz on an almost empty floor. Step in Bolloré"
 
> Cabriolets on the way out, long live SUV-Crossovers

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SOUTH KOREA

BMW badge Korean flagBMW now sells more cars in Korea than in Russia, says AID Newsletter
Munich-based carmaker sold more of its cars in Korea than it did in today’s fast-ebbing Russian car market
  > Catch me if you can – BMW is flexing its muscles


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RUSSIA

Nissan Juke Moscow Russia traffic August 2014Russia’s car market looking very sickly
New car sales in Russia have now fallen for 18 out of the past 19 months, and of late sales have not just dropped but plunged
  > Russia slips deeper into hibernation


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WESTERN EUROPE

Volkswagen car lift Wolfsburg GermanyVW steps up European car sales drive
AID reports on the most notable winners and losers in West Europe’s largely static August car market
  > Volkswagen No 1 in Europe, safety in numbers


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WESTERN EUROPE

Is Europe’s car sales recovery screeching to a halt?
August points to sudden slowing in Europe’s car sales recovery
  > W.Europe’s July car sales grow for 11th time in a row


DATA TABLES AND GRAPHS INCLUDED WITH THIS ISSUE
> WESTERN EUROPE Car Sales  
 

By country August 2014 v August 2013
By country 8-months 2014 v 8-months 2013

> WESTERN EUROPE Car Sales  
 

By manufacturer and marque August 2014 v August 2013
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2014 v 8-months 2013

> RUSSIA Car Sales  
 

By manufacturer and marque August 2014 v August 2013
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2014 v 8-months 2013

> SOUTH KOREA Car Sales  
 

By manufacturer and marque June 2014 v June 2013
By manufacturer and marque 6-months 2014 v 6-months 2013


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